Re: Onetel and difficulty

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by slumpy, Aug 10, 2003.

  1. slumpy

    slumpy Guest

    "So, Mr Slumpy you *really* are the perpetual comedian, aren't you ?" I
    threw back my head and roared with laughter as catgate continued:

    > When I try to go online (either O.E. or IE6) about 60 percent of the
    > time I get all the usual dial tones and handshake followed by finding
    > my user name and password, followed in turn by an apparent
    > connection, but I am told after a few seconds that the site/page was
    > unobtainable. I am assuming that since for the other 40% of the time
    > all is peace and joy that my settings must be OK. Another odd thing
    > is that if I go in through the 'dial up connection' icon on 'my
    > computer' I get through first time 90% of the time. I am using Onetel
    > as my ISP. Anyone out there with any enlightenment?
    > I have tried e-mailing there service site but think it must be
    > staffed with politicians. I had to send them the following:-
    >
    >
    > For the Attention of Phil Worms.
    >
    > Phil,
    > I truly feel honoured and indebted for the speed with which you have
    > personally dealt with my problem. (see below for detail).
    > Now I will grant you that you have done absolutely bugger all, but
    > that does not detract from the speed at which you did it. This
    > response must go into the record books somewhere. The feat is of
    > Herculean proportions. Should they ever run an Olympic Apathy and
    > Inactivity competition there could only be one winner.
    >
    > G. Unwin
    >
    >
    > G. Unwin
    >
    >
    > G


    Well *that* will get you moved straight to the top of the pile, won't it ?

    --
    slumpy
    no more
    no less
    just slumpy
    slumpy, Aug 10, 2003
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